Storks visit a humble home with joyous and disturbing news in this song by Hugo Wolf.
For the German text of the poem by Eduard Mörike, along with an English translation, … 12 more words
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This week's free download is the Allegro from 18th-century composer Costanzi's Sinfonia in D major for cello, performed by Giovanni Sollima and the Arianna Arts Ensemble. 169 more words
Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder’s Designed for Hi-Fi Living: The Vinyl LP in Midcentury America (MIT Press) is a handsomely illustrated volume devoted not to the incontestable classics of the LP era but to the more utilitarian margins of the catalogue — background music, instructional records, travel albums, and the like. 139 more words
The classical guitar or Spanish guitar is the concert guitar used within classical music and is a wooden guitar using nylon strings. It is usually played using a fingerstyle approach plucking note with finger nails and sometimes finger tips to play the remarkable repertoire that has come to be associated with this genre. 88 more words